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Graduate Admissions Essay Dos and Don'ts

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Writing an effective graduate admissions essay is about following rules. Here are basic rules, the dos and don'ts, of writing admissions essays.



What Not to Include on Your CV

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

You may know what goes into an effective CV, but do you know what to leave out?



What an Effective Grad School Recommendation...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

An effective recommendation is detailed, like this example



Take Advantage of Grad School Papers to Advance...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

The papers that you are assigned in your grad school classes are not just about getting a good grade. Papers are your opportunity to advance your own scholarly work.



Any reference is good, right? Nope! 7 Tips for...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Some letters of recommendation actually hurt students. Here are 7 characteristics of bad letters - what not to do when writing a recommendation.



How to Write a Grad School Recommendation...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

An employee has asked you to write a letter of recommendation for graduate study. Here's how to write a helpful recommendation letter..



How to Ask for a Recommendation Years After...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

I need a recommendation letter for grad school but I've been out of school for years - how do I ask?



The Different Types of Financial Aid for...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Trying to figure out how to pay for grad school? Learn about the different types of financial aid offered to graduate students.



The Dos and Don'ts of Graduate School...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

What to do (and not to do) on your graduate school admissions interview.



7 Steps to Writing a Student's Recommendation...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Student ask you to write a recommendation letter? Should you? What info should you request from the student?



How to Tell if You Have a Good GRE Score

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Do You Have a Good GRE Score? GRE Verbal and Quantitative Score Percentiles



Is Medical School Right for You?

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Should you apply to medical school? Is a career as a doctor for you?



What Info Should I Give My Letter Writers?

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

How do you get a good letter of recommendation to graduate school? Be sure to provide your letter writes with the information that they need to write letters that will enhance your application to graduate school



Thank Profs for Writing Your Recommendation...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Thanking those who write letters of recommendation on your behalf is not just good manners, it's solid professional advice.



Sample Graduate School Recommendation Letters

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Writing a recommendation letter for an aspiring graduate student? These examples of graduate school recommendation letters might help you begin.



What is an Associate Professor?

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

The associate professor: Defined



How to Read Academic Texts Quicker and with...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Ever read an assignment and remember nothing even a few minutes later? Try these strategies to improve your reading skills.



Dos and Don'ts for Requesting a Grad School...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

How you request a recommendation influences its quality. What to do (and not do) to get a grad school recommendation letter that helps your cause.



Example of a Professor-Written Graduate School...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Every recommendation letter is unique. Here is a sample letter written by a professor for a student who is applying to graduate school.



Is Returning Recommendation Letters in Signed,...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Recently a reader asked me whether it's an imposition to ask faculty to not only write letters of recommendation but to return them to the student, each in a separate signed and sealed envelope. Is it too much to ask? Is organizing all that paperwork unreasonable?



Want to Write an Effective Graduate Admissions...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Don't be bewildered by the graduate admissions essay. Understand your motivations and writing will come easily to you.



How to Decline an Offer of Admission to...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Decided to decline an offer of admission to graduate study but don't know how? Use this model letter as a guide.



Thank Your Profs for Writing Your Recommendatio...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Thanking those who write recommendations on your behalf is not just good manners, it's solid professional advice. Here's a simple but effective sample.



Can a Recommendation Letter be Bad? Yep - See...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Take care in requesting your recommendation letter because not all letters are helpful. Here's an example of a poor letter.



Is a PsyD for You?

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Many debate the relative merits of the psychology PhD and PsyD. Is a PsyD a good choice?



What You Need to Know About Careers in Social...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Careers in social work provide opportunities to help people. Plus social work is a growth field and requires only a master's degree.



Should You Go to Graduate School?

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Is graduate school right for you?



What's a Doctoral Candidate or ABD?

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

What is a doctoral candidate? What does it mean to be ABD?



Sample Grad School Recommendation Letter by a...

2016-10-01T11:04:16Z

Writing a letter of recommendation and don't know where to start? Here is a sample template recommendation letter for a student applying to graduate school.